Your climbing Ranger
for Rocktown is Tim Gilbreath. Please go out
of your way to say "hello" to Mr.
Gilbreath and let him know how much you appreciate
all of the work he does to keep climbing a
legitimate recreational activity within the
Cooper Roberts on Blue
Danielle Wilson throws
for a hold
Steven Farmer works
his way out the stellar roof of "Inspired
by an Idiot"
Emergency Contact Numbers:
Georgia Department of Natural Resources
Walker County Emergency Services
Rocktown is located on Pigeon Mountain, near
Lafayette, Georgia and home to stellar sandstone
bouldering. Climbers from around the world have
flocked to this winter destination which many
call "the Fountainbleau of the South". The SCC
and the Atlanta
Climbing Club have been sponsoring trail days
over the last few years to help improve the area.
The area has seen increased use over the years
and the local ranger has several request to reduce
impacts. Do your part and help keep Rocktown a
great place for everyone to enjoy.
Be very courteous and cooperative when dealing with the rangers
Dogs should be on a leash at all times once you leave the parking lot and head in to Rocktown
Speed limit on all roads in the WMA is 20
No camping in Rocktown or on Lost Wall ridge.
Encourage others to do these things and don't tolerate any behavior from others that poses the slightest threat to access.
No drugs or alcohol.
Padding must be used on trees when top-roping or rappelling.
No cutting of live vegetation especially at the base of boulders.
The placement of any bolt requires written permission from The Department of Natural Resources. It is a felony to place a bolt at Lost Wall or Rock Town. You will be charged with "Defacement of Government Property".
Camping is free, but the maximum stay is 2 weeks. If you feel you must staty longer, please leave the area and go to Sandrock for a week and then you may return.